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Oracle MySQL Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4030

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Oracle MySQL Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4030

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/30/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/29/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.41 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are originally associated with pathnames without symlinks, and that can point to tables created at a future time at which a pathname is modified to contain a symlink to a subdirectory of the MySQL data home directory, related to incorrect calculation of the mysql_unpacked_real_data_home value. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4098 and CVE-2008-2079.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-5_1_41

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